6 April 2020
Growing up overweight or obese is a pervasive and—importantly—preventable disadvantage. It worsens physical and mental health and reduces social and economic success. It can trap people in a cycle of sedentary activity, overeating, and escalating weight. This leads to poor wellbeing and, ultimately,...
16 January 2020
Our President Professor Russell Viner comments on the Dubs amendment to protect child refugees from family separations.
23 October 2018
As the Chancellor's budget approaches, over 100 organisations, including the RCPCH, come together to ask that he puts children at the heart of its spending decisions.
1 October 2018
The Department of Health & Social Care has issued urgent guidance relating to supply disruption of Mylan EpiPens for all health care professionals who prescribe, dispense or administer adrenaline auto-injectors.
3 September 2018
RCPCH supports the #AskAboutAsthma campaign as NHS in London ask sufferers to ‘take three small steps to improve lives’.
29 August 2018
RCPCH President, Professor Russell Viner, responds to the announcement saying "the growing market for energy drinks and potential for harm to children and young people clearly warrants further scrutiny."
24 June 2018
The plan is "extremely encouraging" says Prof Viner but more supported is needed for children who are already overweight or obese.
15 May 2018
RCPCH President says 'prevention is much simpler than cure' and calls on government to prevent obese children becoming obese adults with a string of bold measures.
10 May 2018
We congratulate the Mayor of London on his bold move and urge others to follow suit.
3 May 2018
English under 5's are one and half times more likely to die than those living in Sweden. RCPCH responds to new paper published in Lancet.